Bert Wasmund named Member of the Order of Canada

Bert Wasmund (ChemE PhD 6T6) have been named a Member of the Order of Canada, one of 99 extraordinary Canadians to receive one of the nation’s highest civilian honours.

Wasmund, a world-renowned leader in metallurgical plant engineering and design has served the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and the Faculty with distinction for more than 25 years. As a generous philanthropist, Wasmund continues to support his alma mater through research initiatives and scholarships. Wasmund has also enabled many research partnerships between Hatch, a Canadian firm serving the global mining and metallurgical industry, and U of T, including the Hatch Industrial Research Chair in Electromagnetic Processing of Materials. Wasmund was inducted into the Engineering Hall of Distinction in 2006.

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